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Star Clippers announces new yoga-themed sailings for summer 2023

The tall-ship cruise line has continued its popular yoga sailings programme with the addition of qualified instructors on board selected sailings in summer 2023.

Guests can take part in complimentary, daily classes throughout 8 sailings on board Star Clipper from April – October, visiting ports of call in the Western Mediterranean. Confirmed yoga-themed departures are 28th April, 6th May, 13th May, 27th May, 8th July, 15th July, 29th July and 7th October 2023.

Star Clippers announces record-breaking sales for the first booking week in January, topping all previous years on record.

The specialist tall-ship cruise line, which has been trading for over 30 years, has today revealed it is celebrating its most successful week compared to the same period in any preceding year.

Fay McCormack, General Manager of Star Clippers UK GSA, said:

We are all delighted with this news, and can feel the uncertainty and upheaval of the last few years fading further behind us. With more and more people seeking bucket-list experiences, we are seeing both returning passengers and new guests alike looking for the experiential, once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities that our tall ships offer. We are also seeing more trends and booking patterns develop to help us understand how the rest of the year may project’

Star Clippers to offer debut French Open package in 2023.

The specialist cruise line has confirmed details of a French Riviera sailing paired with highly sought-after French Open hospitality tickets, taking place in Paris in June 2023. This is the first time Star Clippers has offered an overseas tennis tournament experience alongside their unique sailing experiences.

Star Clippers unveils new Captain’s Collection programme to meet demand from customers for ‘bucket-list opportunities’

The tall ship cruise company has launched a collection of bespoke, high-value packages with added luxury elements to fulfil the desire from customers to experience unique and elevated once-in-a-lifetime holidays.

Star Clippers to accept unvaccinated passengers and relax pre-embarkation Covid-19 test requirements from November.

The specialist cruise line has announced that they will be accepting unvaccinated passengers, and those with a full series of vaccinations no longer need to provide a negative antigen test prior to embarkation. These protocols take effect from:

Star Clippers announces new ports of call for summer 2024 sailing programme, including Porto Ercole in Tuscany and Conde Nast’s ‘Greek Island of the Summer 2022’

The specialist cruise line has revealed three new ports of call for its 2024 Mediterranean sailings; Milos (Greece), Sifnos (Greece) and Porto Ercole (Tuscany, Italy). It is the first time multiple new ports of call have been announced since 2019.

Star Clippers becomes the first cruise line to be certified as ‘Pura Vida Pledge Approved’ by the Costa Rican Tourism Board

The specialist cruise line has been recognised for its sustainable and eco-friendly practices as a part of an initiative established by the tourism board to promote the country as the ultimate natural escape - Costa Rica Sanctuary.

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